1. MizWylie's Avatar
    A lot of us are probably at the point of no return with our iPhone 8 Plus ride. Are any of y'all experiencing any buyer's remorse, and if so why?

    I'm only having a super tiny bit of buyer's remorse. I came from a 7 Plus, and while I love the 8 Plus, I'm feeling like I could have kept waiting. On the other hand I'm still enjoying the latest and greatest from Apple, and I'm sure when I reach the point of no return I'll continue to be happy with my purchase. It feels solid in hand and is whip crack fast, and that's what I expect out of my Apple products.

    Let's hear from ya!
    mumfoau, aximtreo and RobertP1 like this.
    10-16-2017 04:00 PM
  2. cwbcpa's Avatar
    Maybe a little bit but I was very aware of what I was getting with the 8 Plus. I was happy with the 7 Plus and certainly could have stuck with it. I have no interest in the iPhone X so I won’t have regrets because of that. The iPhone 8 Plus is the best iPhone out right now. If I miss anything it’s my Note 8, but that’s a whole different story.
    RobertP1 likes this.
    10-16-2017 04:56 PM
  3. Craig's Avatar
    No, no remorse. There is nothing buggy with my phone, so nothing to upset me about it. I came from a 7 (standard) and my wife's iPhone 6 was bent. I wanted to wait for the iPhone X, but the more I read about it, the more I saw it, the less I wanted it. The iPhone 8-Plus has everything I wanted: A bigger screen, super fast response, great graphics, amazing camera, super WIFI and BT, water resistant, and the latest and greatest internals. I can't see any reason I would return it, except if it was beyond my budget. I have been with the iPhone since the iPhone 3. Never had buyers remorse. The only thing that bothers me about my 8+ purchase is that even though I hectically live in Oregon, I am working for now in Washington, so I had to pay Washington Tax of 10% when doing the preorder. If I would have waited and gone in store, I could have had the tax waived. But that's not the fault of the phone or Apple.
    TwitchyPuppy and kam2958 like this.
    10-16-2017 04:56 PM
  4. TheLegoJoker's Avatar
    Nope. No buyer’s remorse here. Glad to be back to my beloved iOS after a brief flirtation (again) with Android. I need to just stay put and stop with the experimentation. No interest in iPhone X so I feel like I have the best that Apple has to offer this year. If they get a fingerprint scanner under the glass next year I’ll probably switch, otherwise I’ll most likely keep my 8 plus another year.
    10-16-2017 05:39 PM
  5. tr1ad's Avatar
    As usual, *♂️....

    More so because I'm not happy with camera quality (watercolour effect); yes I'm OCD about it, but that's because I briefly went to the dark side of Samsung S8+
    10-16-2017 08:12 PM
  6. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    Not even close t having buyer’s remorse....
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    10-16-2017 09:26 PM
  7. areyes163's Avatar
    Not here either. While I normally always have to get the last eat device I’m very happy and content with my 8 plus. Since it’s such a big change to the X I want to wait and see how it works for everyone. Plus I’m hoping for a larger X next year. So I’ll wait and see. For now my 8 plus is working excellent for me.
    10-16-2017 10:47 PM
  8. iamdld's Avatar
    Nope. I wanted wireless charging, large screen, great battery life and touch id. 8 plus was the only choice. It was also a bonus that I can still use all of my 7 plus cases.
    epol4ever likes this.
    10-17-2017 10:58 AM
  9. Dukins's Avatar
    Nope. I bought a series 3 apple watch and 8 plus at the cost of an iphone x. And as already mentioned, it does everything I need it to do. Wireless charging, better pics, faster, I like touch id (much more convenient), and better screen. Only thing I remotely have buyers remorse about is the oled screen.
    10-17-2017 11:47 AM
  10. Mr.Willie's Avatar
    Nope. Upgraded from 6 plus. I have no desire for the taller and narrower screen that the X brings to the table.

    I’m also against change just for the sake of change. It’s okay by me that the 8 series looks similar to th 6 and 7 series. It’s the changes inside that count.
    Sherry_B likes this.
    10-17-2017 12:35 PM
  11. Jude34's Avatar
    Absolutely 0% buyer's remorse. I wanted to stick with the Home button (sadly, it sounds like one more time). I'll see the shiny new X's and be envious, to a certain degree, however, I'm very happy with my choice. The speed, the feel, the storage capacity and the form factor are all iconic and what I love about iPhone. Let's see how wonderful the X is and then maybe I'll up grade next year. MAYBE. If I have to be "stuck" with a model of an iPhone for 2 years I'd much rather it be the 8 Plus than the 7.
    10-17-2017 12:37 PM
  12. Jude34's Avatar
    But,....but Portrait Mode.....
    aximtreo likes this.
    10-17-2017 12:48 PM
  13. Sherry_B's Avatar
    No buyers remorse here. Aside from 3 or 4 well known OS bugs, my phone runs as smooth as butter. No complaints here whatsoever. I feel the same elation with this phone that I did with my first iPhone.
    10-17-2017 01:44 PM
  14. BreakingKayfabe's Avatar
    I'm feeling like I could have kept waiting.
    Waiting on upgrading in general or getting an X?

    I haven't had any remorse at all coming from a 7 Plus. I was actually about to return my 8 Plus until someone I knew was willing to purchase my 7 Plus outright. So once I didn't have to deal with a sale on the internet I just kept the 8 Plus. I was only going to return it because of said not wanting to deal with selling old device.

    I find it less slippery because of the glass back. I like that it's a bit heavier than previous phones. I just find that to be a plus rather than a negative. It has had its quirks here and there but it's mostly related to iOS 11 still not being fully optimized yet.

    I can't wait for the filters in portrait mode to be updated out of beta. Real potential there.
    10-17-2017 02:16 PM
  15. Craig's Avatar
    But,....but Portrait Mode.....
    You have portrait mode, just not on the front facing camera. Since I have never taken a selfie, no loss for me.
    robertk328 likes this.
    10-17-2017 03:10 PM
  16. rsgoldens's Avatar
    I have this thing inside that nags me until I have the latest and greatest iPhone. I just updated my business line from a 7+ as well when I didn’t really need to. I am always successful selling on Swappa and as long as I can cover what I owe in the end I’m good. I upgraded all three 7+’s on my account by paying them off with Verizon and selling them on Swappa. It covered the payoff and then taxes and the upgrade fee on the new phones with a little left over.
    10-17-2017 07:23 PM
  17. bakron1's Avatar
    Bought my Gold 8+ on launch day and no regrets at all. I love the device and also going to buy the iPhone X on preorder day.

    So far I have been more then happy with the 8+ and feel it’s worth upgrading if you have the financial resources to do so. I also used the Apple leather OEM case off of my older iPhone 7 Plus and works perfectly, saved me 50.00 to boot.
    Laura Knotek likes this.
    10-17-2017 07:37 PM
  18. MizWylie's Avatar
    Waiting on upgrading in general or getting an X?
    Upgrading in general.

    Some of my cronies are trying to egg me on, and get me excited about the X, and I'm excited for about half a day and then calm the heck down.

    The 8 Plus is glorious, very justified in it's 8 status.

    I just hired on with Cricket Wireless so it was tops pulling it out of the case and showing it to all my fellow associates at training today and seeing the awe on their faces.
    aximtreo likes this.
    10-17-2017 10:07 PM
  19. MizWylie's Avatar
    I also used the Apple leather OEM case off of my older iPhone 7 Plus and works perfectly, saved me 50.00 to boot.
    I have that $100 Otterbox Symmetry with the Swarovski crystals embedded in the back that I received as a gift, and was glad it fit beautifully on my 8 Plus. That's one case I don't want to let go of!
    10-17-2017 10:08 PM
  20. bakron1's Avatar
    I have that $100 Otterbox Symmetry with the Swarovski crystals embedded in the back that I received as a gift, and was glad it fit beautifully on my 8 Plus. That's one case I don't want to let go of!
    Cool, I have always liked the Apple OEM leather case and will order one for my new iPhone X on 10/27/2017.
    10-17-2017 10:14 PM
  21. MizWylie's Avatar
    Cool, I have always liked the Apple OEM leather case and will order one for my new iPhone X on 10/27/2017.
    I really want the dark aubergine leather for my phone. It's so pretty!
    10-17-2017 10:15 PM
  22. ThrottleJohnny's Avatar
    I’ll be honest, I’ve had moments. Adjusting from Android to iOS had been a rollercoaster ride. Sometimes i miss Android. That said, I’ve mostly weathered through it and I’m keeping it. Love the camera, software and Apple experience.
    vpblaze and Dukins like this.
    10-17-2017 11:21 PM
  23. mumfoau's Avatar
    Not even close t having buyer’s remorse....
    +1 for 0 buyer’s remorse.

    While the bigger screen in smaller footprint was a big deal during the new iPhone speculation period leading up to the event, I’ve found that all I really want is the newest internals. I have them w/ the 8 Plus. Ending my work day, in an area where the signal fluctuates between 1 & 2 bars, with sometimes 70+% battery life left where my 7 Plus would be 20% less than that is amazing to me.

    Thanks A11 Bionic!
    panjwani and Just_Me_D like this.
    10-18-2017 06:00 AM
  24. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    +1 for 0 buyer’s remorse.

    While the bigger screen in smaller footprint was a big deal during the new iPhone speculation period leading up to the event, I’ve found that all I really want is the newest internals. I have them w/ the 8 Plus. Ending my work day, in an area where the signal fluctuates between 1 & 2 bars, with sometimes 70+% battery life left where my 7 Plus would be 20% less than that is amazing to me.

    Thanks A11 Bionic!
    I hear ya, and I’m finding that even knowing that pre-ordering is days away, I’m not even considering getting the iPhone X. That’s crazy for ‘me’....
    cwbcpa and mumfoau like this.
    10-18-2017 08:15 AM
  25. cwbcpa's Avatar
    I hear ya, and I’m finding that even knowing that pre-ordering is days away, I’m not even considering getting the iPhone X. That’s crazy for ‘me’....
    It’s crazy for me too. I always feel the pull to get the latest and greatest iPhone, but for some reason this year, I feel like I already have it. I just feel like the X, while a nice phone, will go through some growing pains that I’d rather not go through. I’ll wait until next year.
    Just_Me_D and Dukins like this.
    10-18-2017 08:50 AM
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